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Furthermore the Radeon driver supports some older chipsets that fglrx does not.

AMD/ATI Proprietary Driver

To know which version of the Linux kernel you have installed, type this text in a terminal window: Which driver are you trying to install?

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So I already have correct drivers installed, so I do not need to worry? Having trouble lonux a piece of hardware? Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Linhx can also try Mint June 4th, 2. For Radeon, the open-source driver is so good I could hardly ever see a reason to go proprietary.

Radeon™ Software for Linux® Release Notes | AMD

Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: Chipset Graphics cards and APUs Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. This should greatly help power consumption, especially when idle. Can someone give me a Step by step tutorial on how to install the driver and what driver need to linix installed?


I would also not recommend using Catalyst on hardware that old anyway. This generally solves the problem.

Unsupported chips Ubuntu The example in the link is a — a mobilty newer card than yours, one that will work with the Catalyst Enjoy them, the learning curve and the OS.

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Install the appropriate linux-headers and fglrx-driver packages: Unlike with MS Windows, you don’t hunt around for drivers or driver updates. In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver.

[ubuntu] AMD drivers for HD graphics

Page 1 of 2. Team Viewer would help me better. Having a problem logging in? Download the driver packages from your distro’s repos and use that.

I saw in some foruns that have occured crashes in same situations. DKMS will build the fglrx module for your system. Originally Posted by fish9 Can someone give me a Step by step tutorial on how to install the driver radeob what driver need to be installed? My specs are these: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.


Since it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.